Tutorial – Puff Stitches

Puff Stitch tutorial on StitchesNScraps.com

Puff stitches are soft, squishy, versatile, and easy to make. Learn how with this tutorial!

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Knitted Kitchen #11 – Mitered Garter Stitch

Knitted Kitchen #11 - Mitered Garter Stitch Square -StitchesNScraps.com

The Mitered Garter Stitch washcloth is pattern #11 in the 2017 Knitted Kitchen Blog Hop. This square has a unique construction, highlighted by the ridges in the garter stitch. The pattern includes written instructions and a video tutorial.

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Free Pattern – Jelly Beads

Jelly Beads - a free crochet pattern on StitchesNScraps.com

It’s stretchy, it’s glittery, it’s jelly yarn! This quick and easy bracelet can be worked up in about 15 minutes. Stack them, share them, give them as gifts. The pattern works for any size – you can even make a really long one and wear it as a necklace. If you’re not into the jelly look, you can make this simple bracelet with other yarns as well.

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Knitted Kitchen #7 – Itty Bitty Bobbles Washcloth

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The Itty Bitty Bobbles Washcloth is pattern #7 in the 2017 Knitted Kitchen Blog Hop. These tiny, 2-row bobbles are easy to make and do not involve turning your work back and forth for each bobble, like larger ones do. They create a fun, scrubby texture too! The pattern includes both written and charted versions of the instructions. There is also a video tutorial for making the bobbles.

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Tutorial – Introduction to Bruges Lace

Basic Bruges Lace tutorial on StitchesNScraps.com

Welcome to the New Year, New Technique CAL! This week’s technique is Bruges lace, and one of the patterns is my Bruges Lace Napkin Ring. If you’ve never done Bruges lace before, this pattern is a wonderful introduction.

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Free Pattern – Resistance

Resistance - a free crochet pattern on StitchesNScraps.com

Here’s one for all you STEM folks out there. The bold, zig-zag design is eye catching, particularly with highly contrasting yarns. It also happens to be the symbol used on electric circuit diagrams to indicate a resistor. You can change up the colors as you go, so it’s a good scrap buster too!

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Free Pattern – Impetuous

Impetuous - a free crochet pattern on StitchesNScraps

This lacy design is super easy and works up remarkably quickly too. Make it as a cowl or a scarf, or even a shawl! Any yarn at any gauge will do, and the pattern includes instructions to adjust width and length as desired. Have some scraps to use up? It’s great for that too. Make a warm, cushy, cloud like cowl or scarf for winter wear, or a light, breezy piece for the summer, just by changing up the yarns!

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